Turtle Fish Spearing Decoy     Turtle Fish Spearing Decoy

Fabulous early carved turtle fish spearing decoy.  Tail is made of leather and legs of carved wood or leather.  Weight inset in bottom.  Turtle decoys are very rare and this one is exceptionally well made.  Measures 9” long from nose to tip of tail and 5 1/2" wide.  Paint is good and original.  Probably dates to the early 20th century and its origin, while unknown, is likely one of the north-central U.S. states.  It had been part of a collection for many years and is fresh to the market.  We have fashioned a display hanger which will come with the decoy. (CH-13)

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